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SICRAL 2

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SICRAL 2 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40614
Int'l Code: 2015-022B
Perigee: 35,785.8 km
Apogee: 35,802.7 km
Inclination: 0.0 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42165 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: April 26, 2015
Source: FRANCE/ITALY (FRIT)
Launch site: FRENCH GUIANA (FRGUI)

SICRAL 2 is a military satellite that hosts ultra-high frequency and super-high frequency communications instruments for Italian and French defense authorities. It is located at 37 degrees east longitude. SICRAL 2 supplements Italy's previous Sicral series of relay platforms, France's Syracuse satellite communications network, and the joint Franco-Italian Athena-Fidus spacecraft launched last year, which was developed under the same agreement governing the Sicral 2 program. Sicral 2 will provide strategic and tactical communications coverage over domestic territories and in support of foreign operations, and Telespazio retains control of part of the satellite's communications capacity to offer bandwidth to other NATO countries. Sicral 2 replaces the aging Sicral 1 satellite launched aboard an Ariane 4 rocket in 2001.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40614U 15022B   17291.41810580 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 40614   0.0100 214.5836 0002000 334.4255  25.5745  1.00270000    03
Source of the keplerian elements: McCants